Indiana's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014

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Indiana's 3rd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 6, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Marlin Stutzman Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Marlin Stutzman Republican Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid R[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R[2]

Fairvote's Monopoly Politics: Safe R[3]

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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 3rd congressional district of Indiana will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

Indiana is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Voters are not required to register with a party, but the ballot they get depends on which party they have voted for most often in the past.[4]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Marlin Stutzman (R), who was first elected in 2010.

Indiana's 3rd Congressional District is based in Fort Wayne and includes the northeastern part of the state, including Goshen. Also included are LaGrange, Steuben, DeKalb, Noble, Kosclusko, Whitley, Allen, Adams, Wells, Huntington, Jay and Blackford counties and part of Randolph County.[5]

Candidates

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May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

District history

2012

The 3rd congressional district of Indiana held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent Marlin Stutzman (R) won re-election. He defeated Kevin Boyd (D) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Indiana District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMarlin Stutzman Incumbent 67% 187,872
     Democratic Kevin Boyd 33% 92,363
Total Votes 280,235
Source: Indiana Secretary of State "House of Representatives Election Results"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Marlin Stutzman won election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Thomas Hayhurst (D), Scott Wise (L), Tom Metzger (I), and Wes Stephens (I) in the general election.[9]

Stutzman was elected in a November 2, 2010 special election to fill the rest of resigning Representative Mark Souder's term. He was simultaneously elected to a full two year term to expire in 2013.

U.S. House of Representatives, Indiana's 3rd Congressional District, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMarlin A. Stutzman 62.8% 116,140
     Democratic Thomas Hayhurst 33.1% 61,267
     Libertarian Scott Wise 4.1% 7,631
     Independent Tom Metzger 0% 10
     Independent Wes Stephens 0% 1
Total Votes 185,049

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